Chris Perez’ late-first half goal off a Jonathan Ollila assist was the difference for Melissa on Jan. 22 as the Cards topped Denison, 1-0, in non-district play at Denison’s Munson Stadium. Just as big for Melissa was the play of senior goalkeeper Winston Chawira, who nabbed eight crucial saves. The victory improved the Cards’ record to 1-3-2 on the young season. Shots-on-goal were even, 8-8, and Denison picked up two yellow-card fouls in the match.